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Hackley and Hume Historic Site

484 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440-1046
+1 231-722-7578
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Historic homes in downtown Muskegon

Wonderful old, historic homes that have been restored. Tours available, part of several sites of... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Nancy C
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Muskegon, Michigan
A must see view into the past!!

It is absolutely amazing the condition that the society has gotten these two homes in. It is if you... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
waterdude22
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The Hackley and Hume Historic Site features the restored homes of Muskegon's most well-known lumber barons with outstanding wood carving, stained glass windows, and period furnishings. A guided tour of the homes offers visitors a look at life in the...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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484 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440-1046
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+1 231-722-7578
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Wonderful old, historic homes that have been restored. Tours available, part of several sites of the County Museum. Fun to see how the lumber barons lived.

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Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Hackley and Hume Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

We are delighted you had an opportunity to tour the Hackley & Hume Site Nancy. We hope you will have an opportunity to visit our other sites in Muskegon and our park in Whitehall too.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

It is absolutely amazing the condition that the society has gotten these two homes in. It is if you are walking into a 1890's (Hackley) or a bit later for the Hume house. Highly recommend viewing g this property you will not be disappointed! There...More

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Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Hackley and Hume Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your nice review. The Hackley & Hume Site and the Depression Era home and Fire Barn are operated by the Lakeshore Museum Center. We're happy you had an opportunity to tour our sites and hope you will come back.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

These two homes have been kept in excellent condition. It was fun to see the kids try to figure out what the different items were used for.

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Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Hackley and Hume Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for including a tour of the Hackley & Hume Site in your summer plans. We hope you will come back later for some of our special events or at the holidays for a Holiday Tour.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Beautifully resotred mansions. Very interesting Muskegon history. Opted for the short tour and that worked well. Guide was very knowledgable and pleasant.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

2 Lovely Queen Anne style homes built by lumber barons at the end of the era beautiful wood work and stained glass nice restoration has been done in most rooms some with original furnishings but most are not. Tours begin in the shared barn this...More

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Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Hackley and Hume Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for your recent tour of the Hackley & Hume Historic Site Gregory. As you noted, we do have some of the original furnishings in the lumber barons' homes. Occasionally original pieces are returned to us such as the horn chair in the library...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Staff is friendly and helpful. They have a wealth of knowledge they love to share. Beautiful historical homes!

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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent tour if the homes of lumber barons Hackley and Humes. The properties are beautiful and we'll maintained, and the guides are informative and knowledgeable. A great glimpse in to the past, and the lumbering industry that was booming in the late 1800s in to...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to an "obituary" tour here since it's the Halloween season. It was VERY interesting. They split us into two groups so we would all fit into the rooms. I've never been to these houses before, and I was absolutely over...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

These homes were spectacular to tour. For one price, you get to tour both of the homes, as well as the barn. The tour is guided and our guide was very well informed. It seems that the tours take place as often as needed. We...More

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Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Hackley and Hume Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thank you for your kind review Diane. So nice to hear that you enjoyed your tour. The houses will be decorated for the holidays, so come back for a holiday tour if you have a chance.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

If you're in Muskegon, these lumber barons' homes should not be missed. They've been restored in meticulous detail -- the stenciling, in particular, is gorgeous! The tour, which takes about 90 minutes, includes the carriage house and both mansions -- and if you've got some...More

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Joni D, Public Relations Manager at Hackley and Hume Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you for your nice comments Tammy, so good to hear that you enjoyed your tour and had an opportunity to visit the Scolnik House and Fire Barn too. The houses will be decorated for the holidays and open on November 26 and 27 and...More

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memabutterfly
23 April 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
It is located in Muskegon on corner of Webster and 6th St. Opens for season on May 2nd. Tours are M, Thur,Fri & Sat from 10 am to 4 pm and Sun from 1 to 4. Admission is $7/adults, $5/seniors over 65,free for 12 and... More
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Paula J
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Response from Gwen M | Property representative |
HI Paula - the hours are noted above. We operate three other sites in Muskegon and one in Whitehall, so if you have time, I hope you will visit our other sites as well. The Scolnik House of the Depression Era and Fire Barn... More
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